Suffolk University fires back at ousted president

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The chairman of the Suffolk University board of trustees fired back Friday evening at ousted president Margaret McKenna.

// Bar owner who admitted taking incentives won’t face penalty

The surprising ruling could undermine an official crackdown on “pay-to-play” in the Mass. beer industry.

Teen drowns after jumping into Charles River

A 17-year-old was pulled from the river after jumping from the Weeks Footbridge in Cambridge.

Boston Police Department Commisioner William Evans spoke Friday.

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Boston announces new oversight at summer programs after drowning of 7-year-old

“You lose sight of a kid for even a second, a tragedy like this can happen,” Commissioner Evans said. “It breaks our heart.”

// No criminal charges in Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios collapse

Rhode Island officials said they will not bring criminal charges against any of the principals involved in the collapse of 38 Studios.


//[1]-12303.jpg After shooting death, program offers safety, hope, and a future

At St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, the program that helped animate the life of shooting victim Jorge Fuentes is in full flower.

About 1,000 animals to be removed from squalid Westport farm

A team from the ASPCA has been on site for a week, feeding and treating about 1,000 neglected animals as local, state, and federal authorities investigate.

// 2 plead guilty in connection with compounding pharmacy case

Carla and Douglas Conigliaro aren’t charged directly with the meningitis outbreak that originated at their facility.

Hillary Clinton.

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Tracing Clinton’s brief time in New Bedford

In 1973, Clinton went door-to-door on behalf of children with disabilities who were denied the chance to go to school.

// Trump is hoping women aren’t a lost cause

Donald Trump plans to deploy his daughter to swing states to woo independent women voters turned off by his harsh rhetoric.

// Russian spies said to hack computer systems used by Clinton campaign

Computer systems connected to the campaign were hacked in an attack that appears to have come from Russia, an official said.

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// How different were the Trump and Clinton speeches, really?

What kind of vision for the country did Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton present in their nomination speeches?

// Navy ship to be named for late gay rights leader Harvey Milk

The late gay rights leader already has schools, streets and parks named in his honor. Soon, a U.S. Navy ship will join the list.

// Lawyers for Mashpee Taunton casino case expect appeal

Two lawyers who represent Taunton residents expect the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe to appeal Thursday’s ruling.

What our critics say

// With ‘Suicide Squad,’ superhero movies get even darker

The film’s arrival Friday illuminates a trend away from the escapism and optimism its genre used to signify.

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett performs field drills during an NFL football training camp practice Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)


Martellus Bennett enjoying early days with Patriots

Bennett is eager to learn, especially from fellow tight end Rob Gronkowski.

Book Review

// New Trump book adds details but unlikely to change minds

Investigative reporter David Cay Johnston attempts to add to our understanding of the Republican presidential nominee.

Zelda Fichandler inside the Arena Stage in 1990.

Zelda Fichandler, cofounder of Arena Stage in Washington

‘‘If ever there was a godmother of Washington theater — one who bred it, nurtured it, and elevated it — it was Zelda Fichandler.”

// Natick officer talks man off bridge: ‘It’s just empathy’

The man was threatening to jump off the Speen Street Bridge. After a conversation with Officer Dylan Punch, he got treatment instead.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Marianne Leone

// Donald Trump doesn’t have a clue about my son

Watching Trump inviting the world to laugh with derision at our late son’s spastic hands makes my heart sink even 11 years after his death.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

// The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

2016 Democratic National Convention

Democrats met in Philadelphia for their national convention.